New Jersey Aviation Conference set

SOMERSET, N.J. — The Mid-Atlantic Aviation Coalition (MAAC) will hold the 19th Annual New Jersey Aviation Conference May 2-3.

Featuring a new and expanded format, the conference combines a traditional symposium with a unique ground school session.

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Droneport: FAA Flight Standards Issues Notice to Inspectors on Logging Drone Pilot Time

From Droneport.com, “Because it is getting more requests in the field, the FAA Flight Standards Division, whose aviation safety inspectors conduct pilot certification duties, recently issued a notice, Logging of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Pilot Time. It clarifies questions raised by drone pilots who request credit for flight time logged on drones.” Read the rest of Droneport.com Editor Scott Spangler’s take here.

Women & Minorities Aviation Spring Conference is April 5

Women & Minorities Aviation Spring Conference is April 5

ROMEOVILLE—Find out how to launch a career in aviation at the 2014 Women & Minorities Aviation Spring Conference from 10 a.m.-1p.m. Saturday, April 5 in the Lewis University Harold E. White Aviation Center located on the university’s main campus in Romeoville.

Informational sessions include various careers of interest, such as airport management, FAA administration, U.S. Marshall, U.S. Customs border patrol, aviation mechanic, tower air traffic control, radar air traffic control, aviation dispatch, commercial airline pilot, corporate pilot, logistics and transportation.

Lewis University, Federal Express, Southwest Airlines, and the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading are presenting the aviation conference.

Providing aviation career opportunities in flight management, administration, maintenance, security and air traffic control, Lewis University offers the oldest aviation program among universities in Illinois, and is the only university aviation program in Illinois with an airport on campus. Lewis is one of 35 institutions in the country certified by the FAA to offer the Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative Program.

For more information, contact Frank DuBois, director of Aviation and Transportation Studies, at duboisfr or (815) 836-5936.

Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,600 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit www.lewisu.edufor further information.